Report: Darrelle Revis joins Patriots on $12 million deal

The New England Patriots have signed veteran cornerback Darrelle Revis to a one-year, $12 million contract, according to ESPN.

He replaces Aqib Talib, who signed with the Denver Broncos.

Revis had a $1.5 million roster bonus due today prior to being released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

The Buccaneers were unsuccessful in their attempts to trade him.

Revis was due a $16 million base salary.

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Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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